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Correction: Myanmar-Kofi Annan story

YANGON, Myanmar – In a story Aug. 30 about a Facebook post criticizing former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Buddhist nationalist group Ma Ba Tha was responsible for the post. A Ma Ba Tha leader says it was not…

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Troopers say no survivors in Alaska midair crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Two small planes collided in the air over a remote area of western Alaska on Wednesday, killing all five people on board the two aircraft, officials said.State troopers said the crash occurred northwest of the village of Russian Mission, 375 miles west…

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Passengers help subdue unruly man on flight

EDMONTON – A customer on a WestJet flight from Toronto to Edmonton says there were some tense moments as he and others helped the crew subdue an unruly passenger.Steven Kelley says he was sitting four rows back from the cockpit of the Boeing 737 when…

World News

Obama urges nations to work together on climate issues

STATELINE, Nev. – The Latest from President Barack Obama’s comments on Wednesday (all times local PDT):10 p.m.President Obama says no nation can tackle climate change by itself. He says that’s why countries need to work together on the environment.Obama is speaking to a group of…

Sports

Wednesday’s Games

Wednesday’s GamesCFLBC 16 Toronto 13—NFL Pre-seasonWashington 20 Tampa Bay 13—MLBAmerican LeagueToronto 5 Baltimore 3Detroit 3 Chicago White Sox 2Boston 8 Tampa Bay 6Texas 14 Seattle 1Houston 4 Oakland 3Cleveland 8 Minnesota 4N.Y. Yankees 5 Kansas City 4 (13 innings)–National LeagueColorado 7 L.A. Dodgers 0, Game…

Trump vows to remove millions living in country illegally

PHOENIX – Seeking to end confusion over his aggressive but recently muddled language on immigration, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to remove millions of people living in the country illegally if he becomes president, warning that failure to do so would jeopardize the “well-being of the…

Sports

Leone earns Lions 16-13 road win over Argos

TORONTO – Richie Leone gave his critics and the Toronto Argonauts the boot Wednesday.Leone converted all three field goals he attempted, including a 30-yard kick into a brisk wind as time expired to give the B.C. Lions an exciting 16-13 win over the Toronto Argonauts….

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on immigration

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s attempt to clarify his immigration policy instead muddied some of the actual circumstances for people in the country illegally and their impact on the U.S. economy.A look at some of his statements after a meeting with Mexico’s president Wednesday and his…

The Latest: Trump says people in US illegally must leave

WASHINGTON – The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):10:40 p.m.Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is reaffirming that people in the U.S. illegally cannot receive legal status, despite recently suggesting he might be softening his stance on immigration.Trump is telling thousands of supporters…